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Thu Nov 7, 2013

Sauced: Chili Dan's Start to Finish Sauce Plus Giveaway

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Chili Dan's Start to Finish Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Chili Dan's Start to Finish Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$5.99 for 15oz at Chili Dan's
Ingredients
Pure Brown Cane Sugar, Ketchup, Vinegar, Water, Garlic, Black Pepper, Sea Salt, Cayenne Pepper, Habanero Peppers
Color
Orange-red
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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Chili Dan's is a great uncomplicated sauce that strikes a really nice balance between sweet, tart, and spicy, even if it doesn't do the best holding up on the grill.

Thu Oct 24, 2013

Sauced: Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple Barbecue Sauce

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Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple Barbecue Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$5.95 for 16oz at rufusteague.com
Ingredients
Tomato Paste, Water, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Vinegar, Molasses, Salt, Maple Syrup, Raisin Paste, Soy Sauce, Bourbon Whiskey, Spice, Concentrated Orange Juice, Mustard, Natural Flavor, Dried Onion, Worcestershire Sauce, Anchovy Paste, Chili Pepper Powder, Natural Smoke Flavor, Dried Garlic
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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Rufus Teague Whiskey Maple builds a decent balance and progression of flavors, but comes in a little too heavy with the molasses and liquid smoke, which mask the maple syrup and give a bit of a harsh profile.

Thu Oct 10, 2013

Sauced: Brother Jimmy's BBQ Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

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Brother Jimmy's Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Brother Jimmy's BBQ Chipotle Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$6.00 for 12oz at Brother Jimmy's BBQ
Ingredients
Water, Tomato Paste, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Corn Syrup, Vinegar, Brown Sugar, Chipotle Peppers, Salt, Onion Powder, Spices, Natural Flavors, & Xanthan Gum
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
410
out of 10
Just OK
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Mixing North Carolina vinegar sauce with a traditional tomato based sauce, Brother Jimmy's Chipotle Barbecue Sauce suffers a bit of an identity crisis and doesn't quite strike the right balance that makes each respective style of sauce work well.

Thu Sep 26, 2013

Sauced: Slap Sauce Plus Giveaway

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Slap Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Slap Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$6.99 for 16oz at firebudbrands.com
Ingredients
Cider Vinegar, Prepared Mustard, Brown Mustard, Light Brown Sugar, Salt, Black Pepper, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Cayenne Pepper, Crushed Red Pepper
Color
Mustard Yellow
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
More Sauce Reviews

Delivering a progression of flavor that covers tangy, sweet, pungent, and spicy in a bold, but balanced way makes Slap Sauce easily one of my favorite mustard-based barbecue sauces.

Thu Sep 12, 2013

Sauced: Garland Jack's Secret Six Squealin' Hot Barbecue Sauce & Giveaway

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Garland Jack's Secret Six Squealin' Hot Barbecue Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Garland Jack's Secret Six Squealin' Hot Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
Approximately $2.19 for 18oz at your local grocery
Ingredients
Tomato Puree, Sugar, Vinegar, Modified Food Starch, Salt, Molasses, Contains Less than 2% of Onions, Garlic, Natural Hickory Smoke Flavor, Mustard Flour, Chipotle Pepper, Red Pepper, Spice, Potassium Sorbate
Color
Rusty Orange
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
More Sauce Reviews

Out of the jar, Garland Jack's Squealin' Hot delivers on the promise of heat along with a complex layers of flavors, but some of those come with a bit too much bite.